Reducing hospital errors: interventions that build safety culture.

@article{Singer2013ReducingHE,
  title={Reducing hospital errors: interventions that build safety culture.},
  author={Sara J. Singer and Timothy J. Vogus},
  journal={Annual review of public health},
  year={2013},
  volume={34},
  pages={
          373-96
        }
}
Hospital errors are a seemingly intractable problem and continuing threat to public health. Errors resist intervention because too often the interventions deployed fail to address the fundamental source of errors: weak organizational safety culture. This review applies and extends a theoretical model of safety culture that suggests it is a function of interrelated processes of enabling, enacting, and elaborating that can reduce hospital errors over time. In this model, enabling activities help… 

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